Sport Integrity Australia launches new Sports Pharmacy eLearning course

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Sport Integrity Australia launches its brand-new Sports Pharmacy eLearning course.

Designed in partnership with the Australian Sports Drug Medical Advisory Committee (ASDMAC), this course has been specifically designed to support pharmacists who work with, or are consulted by, athletes or sporting organisations in Australia.

Did you know:

Pharmacists can be required to provide records as part of an anti-doping investigation under Sport Integrity Australia’s legislation and pharmacists can also be investigated by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency if they supply performance enhancing drugs illegally.

This course includes information about:

  • Your role in clean sport
  • The World Anti-Doping Program.
  • Your rights and responsibilities.
  • Pharmacy in sport
  • The Prohibited List.
  • Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE).
  • Managing medications.
  • Counselling athletes.
  • Supporting athletes in anti-doping
  • Strict Liability and the anti-doping rules.
  • Protecting against inadvertent doping.
  • The Doping Control Process (testing).

This course, which will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, details the role and responsibilities of pharmacists to help keep Australian sport clean and safe.

Includes quizzes and activities

Information in this course is featured in a variety of formats including quizzes, case studies and activities.

If you have any questions about this course, or any other Sport Integrity Australia online education, get in touch with the Sport Integrity Australia Education Team at education@sportintegrity.gov.au.

Pharmacist behind counter discussing medication with customer. Computer is visible in corner of image and there are shelves of medications in the background.

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